8 days in Creswick, Torquay & Blacktown Itinerary

8 days in Creswick, Torquay & Blacktown Itinerary

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Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Creswick
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Creswick
— 1 night
Drive
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Torquay
— 3 nights
Fly
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Blacktown
— 3 nights
Drive

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Creswick

— 1 night
Creswick is a town in west-central Victoria, Australia 18 kilometres north of Ballarat and 129 km northwest of Melbourne, in the Shire of Hepburn. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Anglican Church and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Augustine's Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Creswick road trip planning site.

Sydney to Creswick is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Creswick to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Creswick

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Torquay

— 3 nights
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Step out of Torquay with an excursion to Erskine Falls in Lorne--about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Lookout, stroll through Point Impossible Surf Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Torquay online trip builder.

You can drive from Creswick to Torquay in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Blacktown.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Blacktown

— 3 nights
Explore Blacktown's surroundings by going to Katoomba (Echo Point Lookout, The Three Sisters, &more), Rick Rutherford's Country (in Lawson) and Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath).

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Getting from Torquay to Blacktown by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Torquay in November; daily highs in Blacktown reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Blacktown

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips